KARACHI (AFP) - Gunmen have killed a Pakistani politician from Imran Khan's party in the southern port city of Karachi on the eve of a partial re-run of May 11 polls that were marked by more than 150 killings.17 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - China look set to confirm their dominance of world badminton when the Sudirman Cup gets under way on Sunday as their rivals try to find a way to prevent a ninth Chinese team championship in the event.31 minutes ago
A Russian plane caught fire as it landed in Moscow, but the passengers and crew escaped unhurt.May 19, 2013, 9:13 am
By Katharine Houreld
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Gunmen killed a senior female politician from a reformist party in Pakistan on Saturday night, the latest violent incident in a bloody electio...
LONDON (Reuters) - A flagship British government scheme to boost mortgage lending must not become permanent like in the United States, outgoing Bank Governor Mervyn King said on Saturday.
Sixty four climbers have climbed Mount Everest in one day, including the first Saudi Arabian woman to scale the world's highest peak.May 19, 2013, 6:27 am
By Philip Pullella
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis shared personal moments with 200,000 people on Saturday, telling them he sometimes nods off while praying at the end of a long d...
PARIS (AFP) - Olympic champion Li Xiaoxia knocked off top seed and title-holder Ding Ning in a thrilling contest to reach the final of the World Table Tennis Championships in Paris on Saturday.May 19, 2013, 4:53 am
MILAN (Reuters) - Qatar Holding and an Italian state-controlled investment fund are interested in investing in Italian fashion house Versace, Il Sole 24 Ore said on Saturday.
The Qatar ...
PARIS (AFP) - North Korea saw off a spirited comeback by South Korea to claim the mixed doubles title in a politically-charged final at the World Table Tennis Championships in Paris on Saturday.May 19, 2013, 3:26 am
LONDON (AFP) - Tim Southee bowled New Zealand back into contention in the first Test against England with a dramatic burst late on the third day at Lord's on Saturday.May 19, 2013, 2:46 am
PARIS (Reuters) - More than 8,000 French households' tax bills topped 100 percent of their income last year, the business newspaper Les Echos reported on Saturday, citing Finance Ministry data.
SEOUL (AFP) - North Korea on Saturday launched three short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan, apparently as part of a military drill, South Korea's defence ministry said.May 19, 2013, 12:50 am
MANILA (AFP) - The Philippines beat the United Emirates 24-8 in the Asia Five Nations on Saturday as the hosts' maiden win ensured their survival in their first season in the region's top flight.May 19, 2013, 12:12 am
JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AFP) - Australian Matt Griffin was on course for his second OneAsia title in the space of a year after hitting a par 72 to gain a one-shot lead in the penultimate round of the SK Telecom Open.May 19, 2013, 12:04 am
ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland is on the brink of a deal to settle a long-running dispute with U.S. authorities over Swiss banks accused of helping wealthy Americans evade billions of dollars of tax, ...May 18, 2013, 11:58 pm
PARIS (Reuters) - France has received approval from the U.S. Pentagon to buy two Reaper drones for intelligence gathering, and now only needs backing from Congress, Le Monde newspaper said on Saturday...May 18, 2013, 11:40 pm
By Tim Cocks
LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria's military said on Saturday it had killed 10 insurgents and arrested 65 more as part of an offensive meant to wrest back control of parts of its r...
NEW DELHI (AFP) - India says all issues will be "on the table", including a recent border spat and a festering trade imbalance, during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to the South Asian giant which starts on Sunday.May 18, 2013, 11:35 pm
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